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Bikenomics

How Bicycling Can Save the Economy
Blue, Elly (Paperback - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Making the case for adopting more sustainable modes of transportation, this reference explores the economic benefits of bicycling. It starts with an analysis of the real costs incurred by individuals and families in existing transportation systems and goes on to examine the current civic expenses of these systems. With critiques of modern society's deep-rooted attachment to car culture, this book tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation.
Authors: Blue, Elly
Statement of Responsibility: Elly Blue
Title: Bikenomics
how bicycling can save the economy
Publisher: Portland, OR : Microcosm Publishing, 2013
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. 20 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Contents: The Free Rider Myth
Whose Streets?
The Asphalt Bubble
Superhighway to Health
Learning to Share
Slowing Things down
Parking
Redefining Safety
Bikes on Main Street
Putting Bikes to Work
Whose Streets, Indeed?
Human Infrastructure
The Future
Summary: Making the case for adopting more sustainable modes of transportation, this reference explores the economic benefits of bicycling. It starts with an analysis of the real costs incurred by individuals and families in existing transportation systems and goes on to examine the current civic expenses of these systems. With critiques of modern society's deep-rooted attachment to car culture, this book tells the stories of people, businesses, organizations, and cities who are investing in two-wheeled transportation.
Subject Headings: Cycling Economic aspects United States Economics United States Transportation
Topical Term: Cycling
Economics
Transportation
ISBN: 9781621060031
1621060039
Branch Call Number: 796.6 B
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Jan 31, 2014
  • ehanlon rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Thought provoking book! The author proposes that we shift from a culture that worships the car to one that supports the use of the bicycle and in the process save our economy. As expected very US focused but an informative read.

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